"The video focuses, albeit abstractly, on the idea of observation and surveillance in our society particularly in our cities via the relentless and invasive accumulation of information… The video takes reference from the step and repeat edits seen in Ernie Gehr’s ‘Serene Velocity,' abstract streets scenes as observed by Peter Hutton's ‘New York Portraits’ and the erratic patterns in Len Lye’s film ‘Free Radicals’ while also leaning towards the pace of Cabaret Voltaire’s 80’s video output.”
With Algiers' current tour continuing at LA's Roxy this evening, here's the 4th video from Algier… Read more
(video courtesy CBS This Morning)
(photo by Dennis Condren)
Just a reminder that Yo La Tengo's massive acoustic tour (accompanied by Dave Schramm) in support of 'Stuff Like That There' kicks off tonight at Troy, NY's Troy Savings Bank Music Hall. We realize there's many exciting things to do in Troy (for instance, drive to Albany) and with that mind, felt it was super important to further highlight the first show of what should be a magically journey.
Wednesday, September 23 - Troy NY - Troy Savings Bank Music Hall
Thursday, September 24 - Glenside PA - Keswick Theatre
Fri… Read more
Steve Gunn's upcoming fall tour has several new dates to add as of today. Check out the full list below and plan accordingly.
Saturday September 19 & Sunday September 20 - Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Bristol TN
Sunday October 18 - Monty Hall, Jersey City NJ*
Thursday October 22 – First Unitarian Church – Side Chapel, Philadelphia PA #
Friday October 23 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY #
Saturday October 24 – Union Pool, Brooklyn NY #
Sunday October 25 – Iron Horse, Northampton, MA #
Monday October 26 – Signal Kitchen, Burlington VT #
Tuesday October 27 – La Plante, Montreal, QC #
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(Devon Welsh photo by Sarah O’Driscoll)
The title track from the upcoming Majical Cloudz album 'Are You Alone?' was released earlier this morning. This is the second song released from the new album, which will be out officially on October 16th.
Majical Cloudz are playing NYC’s Nation Sawdust on October 21. Tickets are available here.
Preorder ‘Are You Alone?’ from The Matador Store, iTunes or Amazon.
Majical Cloudz online :
official siteFacebookTwitterInstagramSoundcloud… Read more
(photo by Marina Chavez)
This morning at 10am, the new Kurt Vile album, 'b'ieve i'm going down...' is co-premiering via Philadelphia's WXPN, New York's WFUV, Minneapolis' KCMP and Seattle's KEXP, along with the streaming player above. Later this week, Kurt will be appearing on TBS' "Conan" on Thursday night, and performing the following day on KCRW's "Morning Becomes Eclectic".
Below are shots of what the triple LP edition of 'b'lieve i'm goin (deep) down...'. Aside from the packaging being equal parts elaborate/awesome, we're gonna blow our own label trumpet (for a change) ab… Read more